White House Photographs
President John F. Kennedy meets with members of the United States Commission on Civil Rights in the Oval Office, White House, Washington, D.C. Seated, facing away from the camera (L-R): Berl I. Bernhard; Erwin N. Griswold; and John A. Hannah, Chairman. Seated, facing the camera (L-R): President Kennedy (in rocking chair); Harris Wofford, Special Assistant to the President for Civil Rights; Spottswood Robinson, III; Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh; Robert G. Storey, Vice Chairman (partially hidden); and Robert S. Rankin. Members of the news media in background, including White House correspondent for United Press International (UPI) Helen Thomas (third from left).